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All Our Relations shortlisted for the Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding 2020

We are delighted that Tanya Talaga's incredible book All Our Relations has been shortlisted for The British Academy's Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding 2020. The international book prize, worth £25,000, rewards and celebrates the best works of non-fiction that have contributed to global cultural understanding, throwing new light on the interconnections and divisions shaping cultural identity worldwide.

The five Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize 2020 shortlisted writers will be brought together from around the world for a special live online event, in partnership with the London Review Bookshop, on Thursday 1 October. The event will be chaired by Ritula Shah, presenter of BBC Radio 4’s The World Tonight.

The shortlisted writers will also be in conversation in a special edition of Free Thinking on Tuesday 29 September and will be available worldwide as the BBC Arts & Ideas podcast. The winner will be announced on Tuesday 27 October. 

For more information please visit The British Academy's website here. Congratulations to Tanya and the other shortlisted authors!

All Our Relations

The world’s Indigenous communities are fighting to live and dying too young. In this vital and incisive work, Tanya Talaga explores intergenerational trauma and the alarming rise of youth suicide.

From Northern Ontario to Nunavut, Norway, Brazil, Australia, and the United States, the Indigenous experience in colonised nations is startlingly similar and deeply disturbing. It is an experience marked by the violent separation of Peoples from the land, the separation of families, and the separation of individuals from traditional ways of life — all of which has culminated in a spiritual separation that…

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